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Johnathan Laird

My name is Johnathan Laird, MPharmS, and I am a community pharmacist working in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I have just completed my independent prescribing qualification. I have an interest in respiratory medicine and managing patients in the community pharmacy setting using brief interventions as well as independent prescribing clinics. I am piloting the use of remote access to patient records in the pharmacy for use in prescribing. My blog address is johnathanlaird.wordpress.com

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Johnathan.laird@nhs.net

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  • Autonomous working underpinned by excellenceSubscription

    19 APR 2016

    Prescription for Excellence built on the careful work of previous generations of pharmacists and will serve to support pharmacy in Scotland, which has a world leading pharmacy service and infrastructure. This will happen if we take the chance to deliver pharmaceutical care in new and innovative ways. There will be no ‘red carpet’ and we cannot do this alone. We must accelerate our ambitions through our professional body to empower pharmacists to work in an autonomous way rather than wi

  • When dispensing prescriptions for asthma inhalers community pharmacists could add a simple task to their routine and help manage asthma patients better.

    A simple intervention to help manage asthma patientsSubscription

    12 NOV 2015

    When dispensing prescriptions for asthma inhalers, community pharmacists could add a small task to their routine to improve management of asthma patients.

  • Those with poor asthma control may not always attend asthma review appointments and community pharmacists could help find them.

    Identifying those with poor asthma controlSubscription

    25 SEP 2015Comments (1)

    People with poor asthma control may not always attend asthma review appointments and community pharmacists could help find them.

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